anthropocentric

[ US /ˌænθɹəpəˈsɛntɹɪk/ ]
[ UK /ˌænθɹəpə‍ʊsˈɛntɹɪk/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. human-centered
    our anthropocentric view of the world
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How To Use anthropocentric In A Sentence

  • Paul's doctrine is "anthropocentric", that it starts from his conception of man's inability to fulfill the law of God without the help of grace to such an extent that he is a slave of sin and must wage war against the flesh. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip
  • For decades, the consensus was that as young children begin reasoning about the biological world, they adopt an "anthropocentric" stance, favoring humans over non-human animals when it comes to learning about properties of animals. PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories
  • A theology focused anthropologically on ethical issues remains anthropocentric, not theocentric or Christocentric.
  • We need to abandon the anthropocentric view that only big-brained animals such as ourselves, nonhuman great apes, elephants, and cetaceans dolphins and whales have sufficient mental capacities for complex forms of consciousness. Marc Bekoff: Animal Minds and the Foible of Human Exceptionalism
  • We turn ‘place’ into ‘land’ in the simple act of naming, revealing our anthropocentric impulse to qualify our surroundings based on their value for human use and consumption.
  • Thus, ecocentric realization is an anthropocentric experience! Ross Robertson: Perspectives on Integral Ecology: 1
  • Ecocentrism is either partly or emphatically non-anthropocentric.
  • The Q'eqchi’ have a much simpler, more anthropocentric view of the environment, and the Ladinos lie somewhere in the middle.
  • Rather than restoring wild nature, Southern Californians would do better to think of the natural world around them as a large and wonderful set of gardens -- many Central Parks on a much grander scale -- designed by human beings for human aesthetic and other "anthropocentric" purposes, including the tight limitation of fire risks. Man vs. Wild
  • As such, Yellowstone reflects ‘the limitations and illusory power of nature preservation in a commodity-driven, anthropocentric culture’.
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